Cheap Flights To Cardiff (CWL)

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Cheap Flights to Cardiff from $480 One Way, $593 Round Trip

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Fly to Cardiff

Once a historic coal port, Cardiff is now a cosmopolitan city and popular vacation destination. The Welsh city features heritage architecture, museums, public parks and a vibrant nightlife. Situated on the River Taff, Cardiff s cityscape is the backdrop for numerous scenes in the popular BBC series Doctor Who. The four institutions of higher learning there infuse the city with a lively collegiate atmosphere.


In addition to medieval Cardiff Castle, city landmarks include the Coal Exchange, Tredegar House and the riverfront Bute Park. When you fly to Cardiff, tour the National Museum Cardiff and St. Fagans National History Museum. Attend performances in St. David s Hall and the Wales Millennium Centre, a performing arts and exhibition complex. Queen and St. Mary Streets form the nucleus of Cardiff s central shopping district. Millennium Stadium and Motorpoint Arena host concerts and major sporting events.

Hints and tips

Cardiff Airport (CWL) is located 12 miles west of the pedestrian-friendly city center. Many of Cardiff s main attractions can be reached on foot. Average Summer highs can reach 70 degrees while Winter lows usually stay above freezing. Remember the weather can be cloudy, wet and windy when planning to attend cultural celebrations like the Cardiff Festival and the Grand Medieval Melee. Cardiff Bay, featuring restaurants, pubs and cafes, is a center of city nightlife.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Cardiff?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor offers everything from up-to-the-minute information on travel advice reports to current quarantine regulations. Make sure you check it out before booking your flight to Cardiff.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find the answers to your questions on our helpful Customer Service Portal. While many airlines make allowances for cancellations or changes due to COVID-19, it’s best to check the terms and conditions of your preferred carrier before you book.
Which airlines fly to Cardiff?
With 20 airlines to select from, finding the right flight to suit your budget and plans will be a breeze. Cardiff Intl. Airport (CWL) is a major gateway to Cardiff and where you’re likely to be disembarking. These well-known international carriers are ready when you are:

  • KLM - 29 flights to Cardiff per month
  • Vueling - 14 flights to Cardiff per month
  • Loganair - 12 flights to Cardiff per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Cardiff?
Cardiff Intl. Airport (CWL), around 9 miles southwest of the center of Cardiff, is one choice. Bristol Intl. Airport (BRS) is another arrival point to this city. Compare the airfares between the airports, along with which terminal is closer to where you’re staying.
How much is a flight to Cardiff?
Lots of fabulous deals were had this week, with round-trip flights to Cardiff ranging from $593 to $740. But it was passengers arriving in from Chicago (ORD) who nabbed the top bargains. One-way tickets to Cardiff started at just $480.
How to book the cheapest flight to Cardiff?
With some of the most incredible flight deals around, a bargain is always waiting for you with Orbitz. The following handy hints will help you find cheap flights to Cardiff — and leave you with more money to play with:

  • Consider taking off from or landing at alternative airports to cut costs. Enter your preferred departure and arrival points in the form fields, then select the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will list any available options.
  • Also, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to view the airfares on days around your chosen departure. You may be able to score cheaper flight deals if you’re flexible with your schedule.
  • You can also use the ‘Show options’ function to filter results for your preferred airline, seating class, nonstop flights and refundable flights. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even choose the time of day you want to fly.
  • Lock in your fare as soon as you’ve sorted your travel dates. While you can get lucky on occasion, tickets rarely drop in price as your date of departure nears.
  • Think about combining your flights, hotels and car rental into one convenient package deal to get more for your money.
  • Flying during the busy season often means costly airfares. If possible, plan your trip outside of popular periods, such as Easter, Thanksgiving and school breaks.

What is the best time to book a flight to Cardiff?
Reserve your seats to Cardiff in January. This is the ideal time of the year for bargain prices, followed by February and August. Snap up cheap flights and make your dream vacation a reality with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Cardiff?
In general, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are the cheapest days to book flights to Cardiff. If you want the best airfares, search across those days and you just might score a fantastic flight deal.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Cardiff?
Everybody enjoys a bargain, so think about setting off earlier in the week for cheap flights to Cardiff. Orbitz data from 2020 suggests you can snap up the best prices on flights that take off on Mondays. Tuesdays are the next cheapest day, while Saturdays are the costliest. Many passengers like to travel on weekends, so leave those Saturdays for catching up with friends.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Cardiff?
Consider traveling sometime in August if you don’t want to put a dent in your budget. Orbitz data shows that this is generally the best month for cheap flights to Cardiff. June is when prices really go up.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Flexibility is important, that’s why Orbitz lets you search for flights that won’t slap on fees for amending your reservation. Enter your departure and arrival points, then click on “Filter by flexible change policies.” We’ll show you all the options that include free cancellation and no change fees.
What do I need for the flight to Cardiff?
The trick to having a smooth-sailing flight is to come prepared. Here are some tips to bear in mind before departure:

  • Nothing is more important than having your travel documents. Which to bring and how many depend on whether you’re flying international or domestic. It’s best to check with your airline. In both cases, you’ll need to show proof of identification.
  • If you’re flying direct to Cardiff, chances are you’ll be in the air for quite some time. Pack enough snacks and things to keep you occupied. Now is the time to dive into that book you’ve haven’t finished!
  • Long-haul voyages can get seriously cold, especially if you’re flying overnight. If you prefer not to curl up to a stranger for warmth, pack an extra layer and some thick socks.

How many direct flights are there to Cardiff?
There are 27 direct flights to Cardiff each month, which means you won’t have to stress over boring stopovers. Reserve a ticket with TUI Airways or KLM and then sit back and enjoy the trip. Vueling, Wizz Air UK, Ryanair and Loganair also operate nonstop services to Cardiff.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Cardiff?
If you think a business or first-class fare is beyond your reach, think again. Here are some practical tips to help you score a premium flight to Cardiff for less:

  • Be flexible with your travel dates and hold out for early bird or last-minute sales on first or business-class airfares.
  • Budget airlines offer first or business-class seating at affordable prices. Ditch the full-service carriers and fly with one these cheaper options.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions or upgrade through your flight loyalty scheme.

How to get into Cardiff from the airport?
You may prefer to drive the 9 miles northeast to the center of Cardiff. If that’s the case, there are a variety of Cardiff Intl. Airport (CWL) car rental agencies to choose from at Cardiff Intl. Airport (CWL), like Avis, Easirent EU and Alamo. Otherwise, use public transportation or take a taxi into town, then pick up a set of wheels from Cardiff car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Cardiff?
Cardiff is popular in . If you’re contemplating visiting during these months, it may be an idea to book ahead of time to ensure you land the best deals. Wondering what the summertime’s like in Cardiff? Average daily temperatures normally hover between 55undefined and 65undefined. Like most destinations in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer season kicks off June 20 here.
Travel tips for Cardiff

  • The downtown area is bristling with well-known attractions. Spots like Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle will keep your feet on the move and the sightseer in you happy.
  • Also find time for the sights a quick drive from Cardiff’s center. Head toward Castell Coch and Dylan Thomas Centre and experience a different side of this sought-after destination.
  • Get behind the steering wheel and find out what else makes Wales a magnet for visitors. Organize a car rental with Orbitz and experience all the action of two other well-known cities — Swansea and Wrexham.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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